Monday program





Plenary session
Schouwburg
Chairs: Hidde Leijnse and Remko Uijlenhoet
Monday, 2 July 2018


8:30–9:00

OPENING CEREMONY
Gerard van der Steenhoven, General Director, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
and
Bram de Vos, General Director, Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University&Research

9:00–9:30

Keynote on The European Radar Network
OPERA - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
E. Saltikoff, G. Haase, P. Novak, H. Leijnse, and L. Delobbe
abstract 025, extended abstract

9:30–10:00

Keynote on Microphysical Studies
DENSITY OF SNOWFLAKES BASED ON SURFACE OBSERVATIONS
A. Von Lerber, D. Moisseev, J. Tiira, and D. Ori
abstract 150





Coffee, poster viewing, and exhibition- 10:00–10:30, New York




Microphysical Studies
Schouwburg
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: Ali Tokay


10:30–10:45

AN INVERSE PROBLEM APPROACH TO RETRIEVE FIELDS OF DROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION PARAMETERS FROM XBAND POLARIMETRIC RADAR VARIABLES
M. Alcoba, M. Gosset, and H. Andrieu
abstract 394

10:45–11:00

MULTI-INSTRUMENTAL RAINFALL RATE ESTIMATION IN THE PERUVIAN CENTRAL ANDES (12.0 S)
D. Scipion, J. Valdivia, F. Silva, and M. Milla
abstract 358

11:00–11:15

RAINDROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION IN COASTAL RAINFALL SYSTEMS IN SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA: EFFECT ON Z-R RELATIONSHIPS AND ATTENUATION
A. Guyot, J. Pudashine, V. Pauwels, A. Protat, A. Seed, R. Uijlenhoet, M. Prakash, and And J. P. Walker
abstract 176

11:15–11:30

WHY THE GENERALIZED GAMMA? - AN ANSWER BASED ON MEASUREMENTS WITH METEOROLOGICAL PARTICLE SPECTROMETER AND 2D VIDEO DISDROMETER
M. Thurai, V. N. Bringi, P. N. Gatlin, W. A. Petersen, and M. Wingo
abstract 051, extended abstract

11:30–11:45

RECONSTRUCTION OF THE DRIZZLE MODE OF THE RAINDROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION: AN APPROACH USING DOUBLE-MOMENT NORMALISATION
T. H. Raupach, M. Thurai, V. N. Bringi, and A. Berne
abstract 206

11:45–12:00

POLARIMETRIC RADAR RETRIEVALS OF LOWER ORDER DSD MOMENTS: CASE STUDIES USING CSU-CHILL RADAR
V. N. Bringi, T. Raupach, M. Thurai, P. C. Kennedy, and A. Berne
abstract 114





Mesoscale And Severe Weather
Cerise
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: Scott Collis


10:30–10:45

THE ROLE OF SMALL-SCALE VORTICES IN ENHANCING SURFACE WINDS AND DAMAGE IN HURRICANE HARVEY
Joshua Wurman and Karen Kosiba
abstract 080

10:45–11:00

THE TWIRL PROJECT: FINE-SCALE MOBILE RADAR AND IN SUTU OBSERVATIONS OF TORNADO STRUCTURE
Karen A. Kosiba, Josh Wurman, and Howard Bluestein
abstract 110

11:00–11:15

DOPPLER RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF TWO TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM CASES IN THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION
J. Bech, O. Rodriguez, P. Altube, T. Rigo, N. Pineda, S. Castán, J. Arús, and J. Montanyà
abstract 348

11:15–11:30

DUAL-POLARIZATION RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF DEEP CONVECTION OVER THE LAKE VICTORIA BASIN IN EAST AFRICA
P. Waniha, A. Kijazi, R. Roberts, and J. Wilson
abstract 280

11:30–11:45

RAPID SCAN EXPERIMENT OF DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR FOR MONITORING RAINSTORMS AND TROPICAL CYCLONES IN HONG KONG
W. Kong
abstract 189, extended abstract

11:45–12:00

EVALUATING THE DEVELOPMENT STAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY USE OF 4D RADAR DATA-PARAMETERS
Malte Neuper and Jan Handwerker
abstract 225





Lunch, poster viewing, and exhibition- 12:00–13:00, New York




Advances In Signal Processing
Schouwburg
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: John Hubbert


13:00–13:15

ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY-LAYER HEIGHT TRACKING FROM S-BAND RADAR RETURNS WITH AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER: APPLICATION TO VORTEX-SE
Francesc Rocadenbosch, Robin Tanamachi, and Stephen J. Frasier
abstract 028

13:15–13:30

FILCOH, A METHOD TO ELIMINATE GROUND ECHOES FOR WEATHER RADARS OPERATING IN MULTIPLE PRT MODE BY USING THE AVAILABLE AUTOCORRELATION COEFFICIENTS
M. Tahanout and J. Parent Du Chatelet
abstract 199, extended abstract

13:30–13:45

COMPARISON OF CLUTTER DETECTION SCHEMES FOR NON-DOPPLER, NON-POLARIMETRIC X BAND RADARS
S. Melani, A. Antonini, F. Caparrini, A. Telleschi, A. Lombardi, A. Mazza, and A. Ortolani
abstract 329, extended abstract

13:45–14:00

PRINCIPLE AND REAL-DATA APPLICATION RESULTS OF MMSE DOPPLER SPECTRAL PROCESSING
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Naoya Takizawa, Hiroshi Kikuchi, Tomoaki Mega, and Tomoo Ushio
abstract 180





Radar Networking
Cerise
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: Asko Huuskonen


13:00–13:15

ENGAGING THE RADAR COMMUNITY THROUGH OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
Z. Sherman, S. Collis, and R. Jackson
abstract 313

13:15–13:30

MULTI-RADAR DATA FUSION FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION QPE IN URBAN AREA
Brandon Hickman, Jussi Tiira, Roberto Cremonini, and Dmitri Moisseev
abstract 143, extended abstract

13:30–13:45

LONG-TERM ANALYSIS OF GAUGE-ADJUSTED PAN-EUROPEAN RADAR RAINFALL ACCUMULATION
Shinju Park, Marc Berenguer, and Daniel Sempere-Torres
abstract 325

13:45–14:00

CHARACTERISTIC SPATIAL EXTENSION OF RAIN EVENTS IN GERMANY FROM A RADAR BASED PRECIPITATION CLIMATOLOGY
K. Lengfeld, M. Hafer, T. Junghänel, E. Weigl, T. Winterrath, and A. Becker
abstract 090





Coffee, poster viewing, and exhibition- 14:00–16:00, New York




Hydrological Studies Using Weather Radar
Schouwburg
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis


16:00–16:15

FLASH FLOOD EARLY WARNINGS BASED ON RADAR: COMPARISON OF THE ERICHA FLASH FLOOD INDICATOR WITH A CONTINUOUS DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGICAL MODEL IN THE FLASH FLOOD CASES OF AUTUMN 2014 IN LIGURIA (ITALY)
D. Sempere-Torres, C. Corral, M. Berenguer, L. Poletti, F. Silvestro, and N. Rebora
abstract 411

16:15–16:30

TOWARD IMPROVED FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BASED ON HIGH-RESOLUTION PRECIPITATION NOWCASTS
J. Demargne, P. Javelle, D. Organde, J. -A. Fine, C. Fouchier, and L. Garandeau
abstract 154

16:30–16:45

OPERATIONAL HYDROLOGICAL MODELLING OF SMALL WATERSHED USING QPE FROM DUAL-POL WEATHER RADAR IN BRAZIL
C. Beneti, R. V. Calheiros, M. Sorribas, C. Oliveira, L. Calvetti, J. Ruviaro, and R. Neundorf
abstract 335, extended abstract

16:45–17:00

INVESTIGATING THE SENSITIVITY OF HYDROLOGICAL MODEL RESPONSE MODELLING TO CRITICAL RAINFALL AND CATCHMENT SCALES IN THE (SEMI-) URBANIZED CHARLOTTE AREA.
E. Cristiano, M-C. Ten Veldhuis, D. B. Wright, J. A. Smith, and N. C. Van De Giesen
abstract 039

17:00–17:15

DEVELOPMENT OF A DETECTION SYSTEM OF HEAVY RAINFALL USING X-BAND PHASED-ARRAY WEATER RADAR
K. Yoshimi, F. Mizutani, N. Takahashi, and T. Ushio
abstract 115, extended abstract

17:15–17:30

USING RADAR DATA FOR THE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF EXTREMAL EPISODES
M. Scheibel
abstract 350

17:30–17:45

HOW ERRORS IN RAINGAUGE, RADAR AND MICROWAVE LINK DATA PROPAGATE THROUGH HYDROLOGICAL MODELS
C. C. Brauer, A. Overeem, H. Leijnse, and R. Uijlenhoet
abstract 388

17:45–18:00

A NEW MULTIPLICATIVE RANDOM CASCADE MODEL FOR DOWNSCALING INTERMITTENT RAINFALL FIELDS
M. Schleiss
abstract 184





Use Of Weather Radar Data In NWP Models
Cerise
Monday, 2 July 2018
Chair: Elena Saltikoff


16:00–16:15

RADAR DATA ASSIMILATION AT GERMAN METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
K. Stephan, U. Blahak, E. Bauernschubert, A. De Lozar, A. Seifert, and C. Welzbacher
abstract 342

16:15–16:30

DATA ASSIMILATION OF RADAR REFLECTIVITY VOLUMES IN A LETKF SCHEME
V. Poli, T. Gastaldo, C. Marsigli, P. P. Alberoni, and T. Paccagnella
abstract 307, extended abstract

16:30–16:45

ASSIMILATION OF WEATHER RADAR DATA FOR THE SIMULATION OF A HEAVY RAINFALL CASE IN CENTRAL ITALY: A COMPARISON BETWEEN 3D-VAR AND 4D-VAR TECHNIQUES
Vincenzo Mazzarella, Ida Maiello Vincenzo Capozzi , Giorgio Budillon, and Rosella Ferretti 
abstract 061

16:45–17:00

ASSIMILATION OF DIFFERENT RADAR DATA FOR A BETTER FORECASTING OF SEVERE WEATHER PHENOMENA
L. Rovai, A. Antonini, S. Melani, V. Capecchi, R. Benedetti, L. Fibbi, B. Gozzini, G. Messeri, A. Ortolani, and F. Pasi
abstract 341, extended abstract

17:00–17:15

X-NET BASED RADAR DATA ASSIMILATION STUDY OVER SEOUL METROPOLITAN AREA
K. -H. Min, Y. Lee, G. Lee, and Y. Kim
abstract 286

17:15–17:30

USING WEATHER RADAR OBSERVATIONS FOR DATA ASSIMILATION TO MODEL THE AMSTERDAM URBAN CLIMATE
Sytse Koopmans, Ronald Van Haren, Gert-Jan Steeneveld, Natalie Theeuwes, Reinder Ronda, Remko Uijlenhoet, and Albert A. M. Holtslag
abstract 409

17:30–17:45

CONTINENTAL-SCALE WEATHER RADAR DATA ASSIMILATION USING NORTH AMERICAN DATA
D. Michelson, D. Jacques, B. Hansen, J-F. Caron, and L. Fillion
abstract 198, extended abstract

17:45–18:00

ASSIMILATION OF AIRBORNE DOPPLER W-BAND RADAR DATA IN THE KILOMETRE-SCALE NWP MODEL AROME
M. Borderies, O. Caumont, J. Delano, and V. Ducrocq
abstract 162